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Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds: Game 116 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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After taking the first game of the series, the Miami Marlins will look to win the series in game two of the set on Saturday night. Brad Penny will oppose Alfredo Simon on the mound.

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Following a game one victory on Friday, the Miami Marlins will look to win the series with a victory in game two on Saturday night. Brad Penny will oppose Alfredo Simon on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Reds ERA FIP PROJ ERA
--- --- --- Penny Simon 3.07 4.49 3.89

Brad Penny had his contract selected in a move that sent Edgar Olmos back to Triple-A on Saturday. Penny was signed to a minor league contract in June, and has posted a 2.28 ERA and 2.87 FIP with New Orleans.

Alfredo Simon gets the start for the Reds, coming off of a five inning outing against Indians. Simon allowed five runs and walked three while striking out one.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS CINCINNATI REDS
Christian Yelich - LF Billy Hamilton - CF
Donovan Solano - 2B Jay Bruce - RF
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Todd Frazier - 1B
Casey McGehee - 3B Devin Mesoraco - C
Garrett Jones - 1B Ryan Ludwick - LF
Marcell Ozuna - CF Skip Schumaker - 2B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C Kristopher Negron - 3B
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Zack Cozart - SS
Brad Penny - RHP Alfredo Simon - RHP

Donovan Solano gets the start at second base, with the Marlins otherwise going with their regular right-handed pitcher lineup against Simon. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will catch Brad Penny and bat seventh.

Notes

-Can Miami win consecutive games? After back to back series losses, the Marlins have the chance to win the set against the Reds.

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Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Reds 2-0